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Network Information Service - Quiz

Each question is worth one point. Select the best answer or answers for each question.
1. What is the purpose of the master NIS server? Please select the best answer.
  A. To identify an NIS domain by its name
  B. To contain original copies of all NIS maps
  C. To distribute the load on the database and provide backup
  D. To request a ypserv process for its domain

2. What is the name of the NIS server process? Please select the best answer.
  A. /usr/sbin/ypserv
  B. /usr/sbin/ypbind
  C. rpc.yppasswd
  D. ypwhich

3. What is the purpose of the ypmatch program? Please select the best answer.
  A. To display the NIS server that ypbind is consulting
  B. To list NIS maps
  C. To look up keys in NIS maps
  D. To store IP-to-hostname mapping

4. What is the purpose of the yppasswd client program? Please select all the correct answers.
  A. To display the NIS server that ypbind is consulting
  B. To change passwords on the server
  C. To look up keys in NIS maps
  D. To assign passwords to users

5. How are NIS maps created? Please select the best answer.
  A. By using the makedbm program
  B. By using the ypmatch program
  C. By using the ypwhich program
  D. By using the mkserver program

6. You work at a facility that requires password aging. However, users complain that they cannot change their passwords. You are running NIS. Of the answers given below, which is the most likely solution to the problem? Please select the best answer.
  A. You need to modify the hosts.allow file to allow access to the NIS server
  B. You need to run yppasswd on the NIS clients
  C. You need to modify the inetd.conf file to allow password changes
  D. You need to run yppasswd on the NIS server